Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris


The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of February

There's a good crop of mysteries and thrillers this month. Here are some of the best.

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"What Was So Great About the 80s?" by Jason Rekulak

We asked Jason Rekulak to explain why he chose to write about the 80s. His response surprised us.

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It’s a Good Time to Read Something a Little Different

If you're looking for a little break from world events, try these books.

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The Best History Books of January

What a wide assortment of history books we have this month. There's a search for a famous killer, the recounting of an American legacy, a quest for the good and simple life, a letter a young Muslim, a search for a lost ancient city, and much, much more in our...

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Announcing the Edgar Nominees (Get Ready to Scroll)

The 2017 Edgar Award nominees have been announced. If you're a regular reader of our editors' recommendations, you'll have seen many of these books mentioned in 2016. Here are the Edgar nominees in key categories:

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of January

This is the perfect season for reading mysteries. Here are some of our favorites of January...

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Books for People Who Want to Take Over the World

Whether you're looking to be a business tycoon or a dominant world leader, these books will help you get where you want to go.

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Celebrity Picks: Jenny Lawson's Favorite Reads of 2016

Jenny Lawson's Amazon author bio says, "Jenny Lawson is a very strange girl who has friends in spite of herself. She is perpetually one cat away from being a crazy cat lady." Here's what she read and loved in 2016.

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Celebrity Picks: Colson Whitehead's Favorite Reads of 2016

We like this author. We like his books, too. And we especially like his new novel The Underground Railroad. But what did Colson Whitehead like reading this year?

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Hear, Hear! Audible Recommends the Best Audiobooks of 2016

Over at the Audible blog, they've announced their favorite audiobooks of the year. There are some great books on this list. Here's a sample.

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